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Remove note about longdesc='', since no new evidence has come up yet. (If there is outstanding feedback, I'll read, consider, and respond to that feedback separately from this -- I'm just cleaning up the spec here for now.) (whatwg r3275)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 10:14:58 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090616011458.EBD902BBFC@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Remove note about longdesc='', since no new evidence has come up yet.
(If there is outstanding feedback, I'll read, consider, and respond to
that feedback separately from this -- I'm just cleaning up the spec here
for now.) (whatwg r3275)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2422&r2=1.2423&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3274&to=3275

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2422
retrieving revision 1.2423
diff -u -d -r1.2422 -r1.2423
--- Overview.html	16 Jun 2009 01:12:46 -0000	1.2422
+++ Overview.html	16 Jun 2009 01:14:40 -0000	1.2423
@@ -14233,10 +14233,7 @@
   precludes SVG files with script, multipage PDF files, interactive
   MNG files, HTML documents, plain text documents, and so forth.<p>The requirements on the <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code>
   attribute's value are described <a href="#alt">in the next
-  section</a>.<p class="XXX">There has been some suggestion that the <code title="">longdesc</code> attribute from HTML4 should be
-  included. This has been considered and rejected in the past, but if
-  new evidence is found showing the attribute to actually help users
-  rather than harm them, it may be reconsidered.<p>The <code><a href="#the-img-element">img</a></code> must not be used as a layout tool. In
+  section</a>.<p>The <code><a href="#the-img-element">img</a></code> must not be used as a layout tool. In
   particular, <code><a href="#the-img-element">img</a></code> elements should not be used to display
    transparent images, as they rarely convey meaning and rarely
   add anything useful to the document.<div class="impl">
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